Ms Audrey Han

Chief Audit Officer

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Miss Audrey Han joined the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2004 as Head of Internal Audit, and was appointed Chief Audit Officer in 2011. She was engaged to transform the Internal Audit function in preparation for NUS’ corporatisation into a non-profit organisation in 2006. She mapped out strategically the internal audit role in the University and expanded it to include financial, operational and IT security audits and the provision of advisory and investigation services. She also introduced a number of key initiatives, such as the Enterprise Risk Management study, formalisation of a whistleblowing policy, centralising key functions for effective control and efficiency, and introducing data analytics as a management tool.

She was a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant (UK) and Chartered Accountant (Singapore). Upon returning from her studies in the UK; she joined one of the international accounting firms gaining vast experience in the audits of various industries and provision of advisory services including due diligence and investigation works. She was headhunted to join PSA International as Head, Group Internal Audit in 1997 where she was involved in its corporatisation exercise and responsible for the audits of its local and global business.

In 2014, she was profiled by an international consulting firm in one of its publications as one of the leaders in the internal audit profession and was interviewed to share NUS governance principles and practices and her views in the future approach of the function. Her interview was featured in the consulting firm’s publication alongside interviews held with other global companies like HSBC, Baidu, Estee Lauder and ABN Amro. The press release accompanying the publication was carried by Dow Jones and Wall Street in the US where NUS was mentioned as one of the more progressive organisations in its approach to the internal audit function.

Audrey had also served as a governor on the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Singapore for many years.